Biological Safety

COVID-19 Resources
The links listed below lead to information that will assist with assessing the risk and best containment practices for research with human, animal or environmental samples that may potentially contain SARS-CoV-2. 

Considerations for Handling Potential SARS-CoV-2 Samples 
from the American Biological Safety Association

DHS Master Question List on COVID-19

CDC Guidelines for Handling and Processing Specimens Associated with COVID-19

NIH Risk Group Classification for SARS-CoV-2 and IBC Requirements

EPA has compiled a list of disinfectant products that can be used against SARS-CoV-2, including ready-to-use sprays, concentrates, and wipes. Each product has been shown to be effective against viruses that are harder to kill than the novel coronavirus.

Disinfectants Effective Against Novel Coronavirus

EPA List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2